Friggatriskaidekaphobia (Yes, it’s a real word):“The fear of ‘Friday the 13th’. Frigga is for Friday, the triskai is for 3, deka means 10, triskaideca means 13 and phobia means fear.”
Words are funny. Some of them are spelt the same but mean different things. Others are spelt differently, yet can sound the same or have the same meaning.Homonyms are groups of words that are pronounced that same but may vary in spelling and have different meanings. In the English language there are plenty of these kinds of words.
Zippo lighters, in my opinion are indeed true works of art. I absolutely adore them. They were first produced by Gorge Blaisdell in the early 1930’s . Their just so darn handy !
“You can use them to warm your hands in the cold , during a black out, as a torch , or as devices to tell you the direction of the wind and even as an emergency beacon and last but definitely not the least, light things on fire “. Those were the exact same words I told my friend when he asked me why I liked those little tin cans so much . He replied by saying ” Can’t you do all of those things with a matchstick?” . (more…)